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Man charged after woman texts friend saying she's being held against her will

22-year-old victim was not physically injured
11-07-18 OPP Stock
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MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD - On Feb. 6, 2019 at approximately 1:52 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a 9-1-1 call reporting that a female was being held against her will by a male party known to her.

Police attended the address in the Municipality of Meaford and located the female who was upset but unharmed.

Investigation revealed that the 22-year-old victim texted a friend for help after she had (allegedly) been threatened and prevented from leaving the apartment in which she was sharing with a male acquaintance.

Police arrested the 26-year-old male for utter threats and forcible confinement. The accused was held for a bail hearing scheduled for Feb. 6, 2019.